Ado-Ekiti - The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Mrs Funmilayo Olayinka, died in Lagos on Saturday, following a protracted battle with cancer.
The Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Mr Olayinka Oyebode, confirmed the development in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti.
Oyebode in the statement, said that the deputy governor lost the long battle to cancer. She was 52.
The statement said that Olayinka was survived by parents, husband and three children.